October 21, 2002 |
Canadian workers for the Chrysler unit of DaimlerChrysler ratified a three-year contract that increases pay and promises a new plant in the Windsor, Canada, region. In a vote over the weekend, 4,904 workers voted in favor of the contract, with 568 opposing it, said Canadian Auto Workers union spokeswoman Jane Armstrong. Of production and trades workers, 90% voted in favor. About 12,500 workers were eligible to vote on the pact, Armstrong said.
August 26, 2002 |
Canadian auto workers have overwhelmingly given their union the go-ahead to call a strike at the Big Three auto makers, as contract talks that could affect the entire North American car industry head down to the wire. The Canadian Autoworkers Union, which represents about 46,000 workers with the Big Three auto makers, said 97% of union members at General Motors Corp. of Canada gave the union the mandate to call a strike, while the numbers were 95% at Ford Motor Co.
July 15, 2002 |
Navistar International Corp. reached a settlement with the Canadian Auto Workers union, ending a strike at an Ontario truck factory where workers walked out a month and a half ago. Terms of the two-year agreement weren't disclosed. About 645 striking workers of CAW Local 127 will vote today, according to a statement by Navistar, the world's fourth-largest truck maker.
October 6, 1999 |
DaimlerChrysler reached a tentative three-year labor contract agreement with the Canadian Auto Workers to avert a strike that could have disrupted the U.S. operations of the world's fifth-largest auto maker. On the other side of the border, the United Auto Workers set a strike deadline for Friday at No. 2 Ford Motor Co., the last of the three Detroit companies to complete a deal with the union.
October 4, 1999
The Canadian Auto Workers union threatened a strike at DaimlerChrysler at midnight Tuesday unless Canada's largest auto-parts supplier, Magna International Inc., recognizes the union at an Ontario plant. The CAW said most of the 550 workers at Magna's Integram-Windsor seating plant near Windsor, which makes seats for DaimlerChrysler minivans, have signed membership cards.